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Illness costs Africa hundreds of millions...

In a report published at the end of a three-day UN forum for universal health coverage in Africa, the WHO estimated that the 47 countries in its Africa...

How to keep the legacy of Dr Mathew Lukwiya...

Dr Lukwiya had a firm belief that the death – spreading Ebola outbreak could be contained quickly.

Cholera outbreak kills nearly 100 in Nigeria...

The outbreak was declared two weeks ago in restive Borno, where hundreds of thousands of displaced people live in camps.

SA superbug kills six newborns, facility...

South Africa's health minister says overcrowding undermined the facility's infection control measures.

Simple blood test may reveal your body's...

The biological clock regulates "all sorts of biological processes, when you feel sleepy, when you feel hungry, when your immune system is active, etc....

Cholera in Kampala: What you should know...

A source at the Mulago causality ward says the first cholera patient to be admitted at one of the isolation camps was a wife to one of the doctors.

'President and MPs, bring leadership to malaria...

Malaria elimination is an important step on the path to achieving a middle income economy in Uganda.

WHO urges governments on Hepatitis C offensive...

Only about three million people from an estimated 71 million Hepatitis C virus (HCV) carriers, received the treatment they needed, says the UN health body....

Kissing unlikely to pass on Zika virus -...

Saliva is not a very effective carrier of the virus, which is known to spread through mosquito bites and sex.

US politician McCain diagnosed with brain...

"The senator and his family are reviewing further treatment options."

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